Final Exam!

What is an increase?

A – Removing a stitch from a row.

B – Stitching two stitches into the same stitch.

C – Stitching a double crochet into a single stitch.

You have a row of 15 single crochets. Your pattern has 5 decreases in the next row. How many stitches will you have at the end of that row?

A – 15

B – 13

C – 9

D – 10

What does this gauge mean?

14 sts = 10 cm (4″); 7 rows = 10 cm (4″) in double crochet using a size G hook (4mm)

What are the UK terms for the following stitches:

1. single crochet
2. double crochet
3. treble crochet

Write out the following pattern line in plain English.

American English Terms

Row 1: 1dc into 4th chain from hook (counts as 1st dc), 1dc in each chain across (33 dc)

What is a hank?

A – Yarn that is wrapped loosely in a large ring and then twisted.

B – A center pulled cylinder of yarn that is typically pulled off of a yarn winder.

C – Yarn in an oblong shape that has a center-pull.

When starting on a chain with a single crochet stitch, how many chains do you skip when stitching the first stitch?

A – None

B – One

C – Two


An increase is two stitches in one stitch!


Each decrease removes a stitch. So, 15 – 5 = 10!

14 sts = 10 cm (4″); 7 rows = 10 cm (4″) in double crochet using a size G hook (4mm)

It means to make a gauge that is 14 stitches long and 7 rows tall using double crochet stitches and a size G hook. Once finished it should be 4″ x 4″

double crochet
treble crochet
double treble crochet

One double crochet stitch into the 4th chain from hook. This chain will count as the first double crochet of the row. Continue making one double crochet in each of the chain stitches. I should have 33 double crochet stitches at the end of the row.


That’s right! We’re going all the way back to the beginning!


I bet it’s become so second nature you had to think about it for a second, huh? 😀

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